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Alfecca Meridiana, Alphecca Meridiana, Alpha Coronae Australis

Proper NamesMeridiana, Alfecca Meridiana, Alphecca Meridiana
Bayer DesignationAlpha Coronae Australis
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)7254
ConstellationCorona Australis
Right Ascension19h 9m 28s
Declination-37° 54' 16"
Distance125 light years
38 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.1
Absolute: +1.1
Spectral ClassA0/1 White
Optimum VisibilityJuly
NotesA white star a little more than twice the mass and diameter of the Sun, with indications of the presence of a circumstellar disc of matter.

This small white star lies a little under 130 light years from the Sun. The name Meridiana is a shortening of Alfecca Meridiana, the southern counterpart of the star Alphecca in Corona Borealis, the Northern Crown.


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